Auction 101, Lot 353

"Nouvelle Carte Geographique du Grand Royaume de Moscovie Representant la Partie Meridionale &c", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27.5 x 20.2 inches
69.9 x 51.3 cm

Centered roughly on Moscow, this extremely detailed map extends west to beyond Minsk, south to Azov, and east to Kazan. Filled with minute details of rivers and islands, towns and villages, roads, forests and Encampments of Hordes. Three distance scales in a decorative rococo-style cartouche. Text title across top of map.

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Condition: C

Beautiful bold impression and lovely original color. Three areas of paper weakening and cracking with a little loss from oxidized green, otherwise this is a very nice map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/4/2002

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